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ORTHROS one-handed joystick controller mod gets the job done

If you're an extreme multitasker or a disabled gamer, it would seem the ORTHROS one-handed joystick mod would benefit you greatly. This Frankenstein-like union between form and function is the hard work of reader Geoff, who wrote us about his prototype which he hopes to get into manufacturing....

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Ben Heck creates breath-controlled drum pedal for Guitar Hero World Tour

Last June, Kinetic Communications created a clever workaround for wheelchair-bound gamers who possess a penchant for Rock Band drumming, but were unable to use the kit's kick pedal due to their disability. Ben Heck, modder extraordinaire, recently did the same for the Guitar Hero: World Tour set...

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Deaf gamer seeks subtitles support

Kotaku has reprinted an interesting letter from a deaf gamer asking the ESA to support subtitling in video games. The lack of subtitling means a game's story is often incomprehensible to roughly one percent of the population. Not only that, but audio-only cues are sometimes important to the gameplay...

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